Rochester Basketball Moves Up in Poll

Rochester Basketball Moves Up in Poll

Rochester, Mn- 

The men's basketball team at Rochester Community & Technical College moved up one spot in the current NJCAA Division III top ten poll, as announced on January 23.  RCTC clocks in at the #9 slot for the poll based on contests played during the week ending on Sunday, January 21. 

The Yellowjackets currently have a 4-0 mark in the Southern Division of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference and sit an impressive 15-2 overall.  Rochester is tied with Anoka-Ramsey Community College for the current lead within the MCAC Southern Division; ARCC and Rochester will face off on Saturday, January 27 in Rochester.  Both teams will need to find success in their mid-week contests to go into the January 27 showdown unbeaten.  Anoka-Ramsey travels to Minnesota West CTC on Wednesday, January 24 to take on the Blue Jays in Worthington while #9 Rochester will be on the road at Fergus Falls to face Minnesota State on the same evening. 

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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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